Wisconsin Association of Free and Charitable Clinics

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
WAFCC represents Wisconsin's free and charitable clinics. Free and Charitable Clinics are safety-net health care organizations that utilize a volunteer/staff model to provide a range of medical, dental, pharmacy, vision and/or behavioral health services to economically disadvantaged individuals. Such clinics are 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations, or operate as a program component or affiliate of a 501(c)(3) organization. Entities that otherwise meet the above definition, but charge a nominal/sliding fee to patients, may still be considered Free or Charitable Clinics provided essential services are delivered regardless of the patient's ability to pay. Free or charitable clinics restrict eligibility for their services to individuals who are uninsured, underinsured and/or have limited or no access to primary, specialty or prescription health care.

Lobbying Interests:
Volunteer Health Care Provider (VHCP) legislation, Insurance/Medicaid reimbursement and coverage, Pharmacy/Dispensary laws & rules; Public health policies, Mental/Behavioral health policies, Dental health policies, Primary care policies, Insurance policies, policies that will impact the uninsured, policies that will impact free and charitable clinics, policies that will impact free and charitable clinic patients, Fundraising polices, Tax policies that will impact charitable giving or clinics.

CEO Name:
Dennis Skrajewski

Contact
DJS
Dennis J Skrajewski
1256 Capitol Drive, Suite 700, #210
Pewaukee, WI 53072
(414) 308-6839 x_____
Dennis.Skrajewski@wafcclinics.org
http://wafcclinics.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Dennis J Skrajewski Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/5/2022 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 144
Assembly Bill 144
Relating to: preliminary health care credentials granted to previously unlicensed individuals. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/24/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 665
Assembly Bill 665
Relating to: scholarships for Marquette University School of Dentistry students who practice in dental health shortage areas. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/14/2023
First Communication Date
11/13/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 666
Assembly Bill 666
Relating to: ratification of the Dentist and Dental Hygienist Compact. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/14/2023
First Communication Date
11/13/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 667
Assembly Bill 667
Relating to: funding for technical college oral health care programs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/15/2023
First Communication Date
11/13/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 668
Assembly Bill 668
Relating to: licensure of dental therapists; extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from rule-making procedures; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/15/2023
First Communication Date
11/13/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Senate Bill 158
Senate Bill 158
Relating to: preliminary health care credentials granted to previously unlicensed individuals. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/24/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 689
Senate Bill 689
Relating to: licensure of dental therapists; extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from rule-making procedures; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 87

For
Notification Date
11/21/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 692
Senate Bill 692
Relating to: ratification of the Dentist and Dental Hygienist Compact. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 88

For
Notification Date
11/21/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 702
Senate Bill 702
Relating to: funding for technical college oral health care programs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 89

For
Notification Date
11/21/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 706
Senate Bill 706
Relating to: scholarships for Marquette University School of Dentistry students who practice in dental health shortage areas. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 90

For
Notification Date
11/21/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Budget Bill Subjects

Health Services: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Departmentwide

Notification Date
4/2/2023
First Communication Date
3/29/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Comments
Expansion of Free and Charitable Clinic Grant from $1.5 M to $3.0 M annually.

Health Services: Medicaid Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medicaid Services

Notification Date
4/2/2023
First Communication Date
3/29/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Comments
Licensure of Dental Therapists

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Increase in Free & Charitable Clinic Grant Funding to $3M/Year
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Increase in Free & Charitable Clinic Grant Funding to $3M/Year

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/28/2023
First Communication Date
1/3/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Incorporate Free & Charitable Clinics in Opioid Settlements
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Incorporate Free & Charitable Clinics in Opioid Settlements

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/28/2023
First Communication Date
1/3/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Access to Dental Care by Special Needs Patients
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Access to Dental Care by Special Needs Patients

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/28/2023
First Communication Date
1/3/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Licensure of Dental Therapists
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Licensure of Dental Therapists

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/2/2022
First Communication Date
1/3/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2023
January - June
2023
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2023
January - June
$10,243.61
2023
July - December
$1,504.21
Total $11,747.82
Total Hours Communicating 2023
January - June
20.00
2023
July - December
5.00
Total 25.00
Total Hours Other 2023
January - June
111.50
2023
July - December
18.50
Total 130.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: preliminary health care credentials granted to previously unlicensed individuals. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
1%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: preliminary health care credentials granted to previously unlicensed individuals. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
1%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: scholarships for Marquette University School of Dentistry students who practice in dental health shortage areas. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 1%
Relating to: ratification of the Dentist and Dental Hygienist Compact. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 1%
Relating to: funding for technical college oral health care programs. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 1%
Relating to: ratification of the Dentist and Dental Hygienist Compact. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 1%
Relating to: funding for technical college oral health care programs. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 1%
Relating to: scholarships for Marquette University School of Dentistry students who practice in dental health shortage areas. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 1%
Relating to: licensure of dental therapists; extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from rule-making procedures; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
15%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%
Relating to: licensure of dental therapists; extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from rule-making procedures; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
15%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
6%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 5%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
6%
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 7%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
6%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 5%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
80%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 68%

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures